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What useful things can one add to one's .bashrc? [closed]

Is there anything that you can't live without and will make my life SO much easier? Here are some that I use ('diskspace' & 'folders' are particularly handy). # some more ls aliases alias ll='ls ...
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Use local dotfiles on remote session

I have a few servers that I have personal accounts on, I have created an SVN repository to contain my home directory so that I can manage my dotfiles across these servers, which I'm finding works very ...
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Can't set TERM permanently in fish shell

I use the fish shell. I'm trying to run vim inside tmux with the solarized theme, but the colors are broken unless I run: set -lx TERM screen-256color-bce; before running tmux attach. It's ...
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Is ._ (dot underscore) from Mac OS X?

I'm cleaning up some files that have been handled by Mac OS X. This is also the destination for FTP transfers. I know about .DS_Store files. However I'm seeing some ._XXXX files, ie. files that are ...
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What is the best way to apply your old settings / environment to new server

Let's say you have your favorite settings with zsh, vim, screen, etc., behaving the way you want on some boxes. What is the best way to apply these settings / environments to a new server? Assuming ...
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Getting the executed source from bash

Okay, this is a last attempt to see if I can salvage something I accidentally did. I accidentally did "command > ~/.profile" instead of "command >> ~/.profile" on my computer. I didn't have it ...
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Manage dotfiles/configuration and ~/bin/-scripts for sets of servers

I have a few git repositories containing my config files and scripts that I use. Of course I don't use all scripts on all machines that I have access to, e.g. no music related scripts and configs on ...